Category: Allahabad

Memories make a Home

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: All about buildings: Old buildings, barns, sheds, houses Homes are more than just four walls. They cuddle our growing up years, the years of loves and losses, emotional and physical storms and most important …memories. An abandoned bricks and mortar shell makes you wonder what compelled the residents leave their haven/hell,…

Train Journeys- Past and Present

The Prayagraj: The familiar bleak friable landscape interspersed with algae ponds, cattle and livestock in different stages of thinness grazing on non-existent grass, the sparsely cultivated fields, thatched huts, semi naked children chasing mangy dogs, men huddled on charpoys or walking listlessly with the familiar ‘lota’ (metal mug) for their morning ablutions, women, head covered, engrossed in washing,…

Lifestyle –Must Travel

Some are unmissable….encounters. I am not a solo traveler, a backpacker, an environmentalist or an adventure seeker. I’m basically a traveller, catching flights to cross over to places where children are settled, stopping en route at pre-selected destinations or visiting for relatives, friends for brief stays, places that interest us. During teen years it was…